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Rural Development


Section Rural Development


The Municipality’s Rural Development division is responsible for facilitating a sustainable rural economy through partnership and innovation in order to give effect to the municipality’s vision of creating “A city of excellence”.

The rural wards of the Municipality are identified as follows:

Ward No.Ward name
3 Windmeul, Bergriver farms and slot van die Paarl farms
17Northern Paarl, Nieuwedrift, Drommedaris, Darlweide
18Soetendal, Wellington North farms, New Rest farms
25 Lantana farms
28 Ronwe, Salem, Sonop and surrounding farms
29 Perdeskoen farms, Uitsig, Voor Street area
30 Saron
31 Gouda, Hermon Bovlei, Groenberg


Rural Development works closely with organs of state, the business community, rural communities and non-government organisations to implement programmes informed by empirical evidence and research data from the IDP.

The programmes are geared towards the development of initiatives that focus on the following identified priorities:

• Infrastructure (Community halls, emergency services etc)
• Social development (Food security, youth development etc)
• Economic development (Business plan development, job creation opportunities etc)
• Social cohesion (Land reform, farm worker and farm owner relationships)

Contact details

Ms. Inge Frolicks

Senior Clerk
Tel:  021 807 6492
Email: Inge.Frolicks@drakenstein.gov.za

Ms. Thembisile Mnisi
Project Coordinator
Tel: 021 807 7790
Email: Thembisile.Mnisi@drakenstein.gov.za

Mr. Timótheüs Cloete
Manager Rural Development
Tel: 021 807 4590
Email: Timotheus.Cloete@drakenstein.gov.za


Special Projects: Rural Unemployed Drivers Licence Project

Notice Afr: Rural Unemployed Driver's Licence Project 2020-2021_Afrikaans
Application Form Afr: Rural Unemployed Drivers Licence Project 2020-2021_Afrikaans

Notice Eng: Rural Unemployed Driver's Licence Project 2020-2021_English
Application Form Eng: Rural Unemployed Drivers Licence Project 2020-20021_English



Drakenstein Municipality Rural Development Strategy_2032

Rural Development Strategy_2017



Emergency Numbers

Life threatening
021 872 2323

Service Emergency
021 807 4500


Drakenstein Municipality
Berg River Boulevard
South Africa

GPS coordinates

S33 44.248 E18 58.108

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